Stories tagged: sacred heart medical center
Tue., March 31, 2020
Personal protective equipment is being kept under lock and key. Nurses and doctors are required to wear face masks for as long as federal guidelines allow. And masks designed to …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
More than 1,900 nurses at Sacred Heart Medical Center will vote on the tentative agreement next week reached in the early hours of Tuesday morning after long negotiation sessions.
Sun., Dec. 29, 2019
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, the region’s most important provider, is operating in the red. The real challenge, however, is much bigger than one hospital.
Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center is operating at a loss, and has been since 2016, and hospital leaders say this is largely due to expenses outpacing revenue.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Colleagues, patients and co-workers remember the longtime doctor’s devotion to the care of the whole patient at a time when many families faced uncertain futures and frightening diagnoses. Reynolds insisted …
Mon., July 30, 2018
All three of Spokane’s hospitals announced plans to train young women as nurse’s aides for the French battlefront.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
A Spokane Valley man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend’s child was charged Monday with first-degree child assault.
Tue., May 23, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: At Sacred Heart graduation, doctor encourages new nurses to join war effort
The Sacred Heart Hospital nursing school graduated 21 nurses – at a time when nurses were in exceptionally high demand. Dr. William O’Shea, who presented the diplomas, told the graduates …
Thu., May 18, 2017
Not just a drill: Sacred Heart Medical Center simulates transporting patients with Ebola to new special pathogens unit
Sacred Heart Medical Center participated in a citywide drill Wednesday to simulate transporting a patient with Ebola from Spokane International Airport to the hospital’s new special pathogens unit, which is …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Providence Health & Services is telling employees it will eliminate some positions in the next two months as the not-for-profit health system copes with falling revenue from reimbursement rates not …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
A driver was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash into a parking garage at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Mon., April 4, 2016
A nurse at Sacred Heart Medical Center was assaulted Thursday by a patient.
Sun., Jan. 17, 2016
Sacred Heart chief executive Alex Jackson describes his role in leading the hospital and fulfilling its mission is ensuring health care providers have the focus and tools they need to …
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015
Jack Strube, described as a “saloon man” from Seattle, was walking across the Spokane River at the Trent Bridge with three young relatives.
Thu., July 9, 2015
Investigators have made a fourth arrest in connection to the brutal beating that left a 15-year-old Spokane Valley boy in the hospital for several days.
Thu., April 16, 2015
Do you need to see the doctor for an ache or pain? There’s an app for that.
Mon., March 9, 2015
Health care organizations are investing millions of dollars in emergency and urgent care centers across the Spokane region to treat the growing number of patients who have gained insurance and …
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
Chad Rattray wasn’t only Cheddar Chad. He wasn’t simply the guy who sold dollar dogs, occasionally slathering on the mustard and handing it over – on the house – to …
Fri., Dec. 5, 2014
At least 29 people face federal criminal indictments for allegedly trying to cash fraudulent checks written on accounts for Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Providence Health & Services, Kmart, a …
Sat., Oct. 25, 2014
About 90 employees of Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center will lose their jobs after radiology provider Inland Imaging announced it will take over X-ray and scanning services at the area’s …
Mon., May 19, 2014
Providence Health, the region’s largest medical service provider, has turned to online interpreters to help non-English-speakers receive care from nurses, doctors or therapists. The Providence network recently announced that more …
Thu., March 20, 2014
A Washington State Patrol trooper ran a red light and was struck by a drunken driver in West Central Spokane on Wednesday night, and a Mead woman and her 10-year-old …
UPDATED: Wed., March 5, 2014
An early morning slide off sent eight students of the Mary Walker School District in Stevens County to the hospital, according to district administrators.
Thu., Jan. 30, 2014
Providence, Eastern Washington’s largest medical provider, is back in the coverage network for Premera Blue Cross and Lifewise, the area’s largest health insurers. Providence and Premera announced their new agreement …
Wed., Jan. 8, 2014
Pending a judge’s approval, Paul Martsin will spend five years in prison for stealing thousands of high-powered prescription medications and pay more than $11,000 to Sacred Heart Medical Center, where …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
Small businesses in Spokane County that choose Premera Blue Cross for their employee health plans won’t have access to the Providence health care system next year. The same provider network …
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
Competition to control the cost of new individual health policies has led two of Washington’s biggest insurance companies to exclude Eastern Washington’s largest hospital, and many of its physicians, from …
Sat., June 8, 2013
A man has died after he was shocked with a Taser during a confrontation Thursday night with Spokane County sheriff’s deputies outside a South Hill gym. The Washington State Patrol …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2012
Eastern Washington’s major trauma hospital is set to open a new emergency room designed to cut wait times for patients. The $18.6 million project at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012
Elaine Couture will take over as chief executive officer of Providence Health Care, directing the region’s largest private employer and medical provider through the challenges of health care reform and …